(Un)-blocking the sacred: new perspectives on the religious revival in South East Europe

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(Un)-blocking the sacred : new perspectives on the religious revival in South East Europe. / Hilton Saggau, Emil.

I: Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe, Bind 11, 31.12.2018, s. 39-55.

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Hilton Saggau, E 2018, '(Un)-blocking the sacred: new perspectives on the religious revival in South East Europe', Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe, bind 11, s. 39-55.

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Hilton Saggau, E. (2018). (Un)-blocking the sacred: new perspectives on the religious revival in South East Europe. Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe, 11, 39-55.

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Hilton Saggau E. (Un)-blocking the sacred: new perspectives on the religious revival in South East Europe. Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe. 2018 dec 31;11:39-55.

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Hilton Saggau, Emil. / (Un)-blocking the sacred : new perspectives on the religious revival in South East Europe. I: Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe. 2018 ; Bind 11. s. 39-55.

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abstract = "Many studies of contemporary religion in South Eastern Europelink resurgent nationalism to the revival of religion, arguing that nationalismis grounded in religion and has taken over many former religious symbols,beliefs and rituals. This argument is a key feature of social science studiesof religion in the region. In cases from the former Yugoslavia, focus on thistype of connection between religion and nationalism has prevented a morenuanced description of the religious transformation of communities after thefall of communism. This article will discuss the pitfalls of such a simplificationand how it is possible to nuance the study of religion in the South EasternEuropean context. This will be done through a critical review of studies ofreligion in Montenegro and an examination of the local badnjak Christmasritual. This article aims to craft a revised analytical strategy the nuances theconnection between religion and nationalism but also acknowledges religionas its own system.",
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